Sunday, May 19, 2019

But it's "NOT" Christmas Blog Hop


Don't you just love a die that does double duty?  We thought so!  Today we're are having a blog hop to show you how the dies in The Charming Christmas Collection can be used year round; after all, it's not Christmas.  No worries, Christmas is coming and we'll press A Charming Christmas back into service this year but in the meantime, please join us for some year-round inspiration and a giveaway at the bottom of the post.

It's Not Christmas but About A Charming Christmas

Becca designed A Charming Christmas with lovely romantic frames and shapes and with charms.  Leave the charms in the package and you have a lovely 'everyday' die that is begging to be used all year round.  Hop around with us as we reintroduce you to the non-Christmas side of A Charming Christmas.

My Projects For Today.

****The die I'm showing today is S5-380 Snowflake Doily Etched Dies.

                   Shapeabilities Charming Snowflake Doily Etched Dies A Charming Christmas Collection by Becca Feeken


For my card today, I first adhered Adoria Square Etched Dies to the base of my card. I then die cut the large Doily out in cream and light pink cardstock. I also cut out just the outer Doily Die in gold poster board to add behind the cream colored die cut. I then added the pink Doily, off center, over the cream one using some foam dots. I then finished it off with some ribbon, flowers and pearls.


Thank you for having a special look at the versatility of the dies in The Charming Christmas Collection.  As a part of our hop we're giving away an Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month from a previous month - based on availability. 

Leave a comment on each blog by May 24th at midnight and on May 25th, Becca will randomly pick and publish the winner.  We encourage all of our international friends to participate!  The randomly selected names will be announced on the Amazing Paper Grace Blog on May 25th.  (All giveaways for this hop are managed by and the responsibility of Amazing Paper Grace).

If your name is selected, simply claim it within 2 weeks of the announcement by sending your address through the form under the Contact Tab on the Amazing Paper Grace Blog.  There won’t be a reply back but if you leave your choice, we’ll get it, I promise.   The dies will be mailed out from Amazing Paper Grace.

Here is our trail of inspiration for our Not for Christmas Blog Hop:

Visit Joanna   – joannakrog.blogspot.com
Visit Kate       -  craft2owls.blogspot.com
Visit Teresa   –  victorianpaperqueen.blogspot.com
Visit Melissa  – keepsakesbymelissa.blogspot.com
Visit Judy       -  judyhayesdesign.blogspot.com
Visit Ewelina -  elinaart.blogspot.com
Visit Becca     – amazingpapergrace.com/blog

I know you will be happy to hear that indeed there are new Christmas Amazing Paper Grace dies coming and coming soon!  Yes, we begin in Summer because Christmas will be here before you know it!  In the meantime, there is much more inspiration in store today and for the weeks to come.  Just pop down the list of Creative Team Members to see more!


Have fun hoppin' along!!

hugs...


20 comments:

Becca Feeken said...

Oh my goodness Melissa, these layers are glorious!! I love the depth and texture you've arranged, it's so pretty!!

TLady said...

This is SO GORGEOUS, Melissa! Done in the pink, it is SO FEMININE!!! It is GORGEOUS!!! AND GORGEOUS with ALL of the LOVELY LAYERS you gave it too!! WOW!!! ;)<3

Crafty Cruiser said...

This is so lovely!
Doreen R

Ann said...

I love layers so this is right up my alley! Beautiful!

Earline said...

Pink and cream love this card the depth of laying cards is unique in it self

Carol Rossouw said...

Another lovely useful and versatile die collection! Your card is so pretty and I love this particular die!

Ewelina said...

Amazing creation xx

scrAPpamondo said...

Awwww... Such a sweet card with this colours combo! That doily is awesome and looks very useful, really not only for Christmas! Love that gorgeous bow with the little roses!

Raquel SK said...

This is a stunning card!! I love the details in the die cuts! Thank you for sharing so much inspiration!

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful layering and details on this lovely card! Gorgeous dies!

bhappetat said...

Very feminine card. Love it

KGBaird said...

Absolutely stunning card! The way you layered the different die cuts is truly masterful! I just adore this design. Thank you!

Sandra said...

I love doilies and you've created anew amazing card. It's just beautiful!
Sandra Smith

Quinty girl said...

Love how you layered this snowflake die the card is gorgeous.

Monika/Buzsy said...

Such a pretty card Melissa. Love the layers of those decorative squares. Amazing dimensional look... those flowers are lovely!

shabbypinkhouse said...

Gorgeous card! The die cuts make the card look so elegant! Love the soft pretty colors you used! The pearls and pretty bow just top it all off! tfs Hugs, Christine

SHartl said...

These dies are so beautiful and look even prettier with flowers and ribbon. Love the soft pink colors so much

SandArt said...

Okay, this does it, Melissa, I'm delaying no further in ordering this Charming Snowflake Doily die. I love, love, love the ring of hearts and sending love is never limited to a season. Thank you for this inspiration (and incentive)!

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jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Wow! This is gorgeous!!